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Spring 2015 Program

  • 16 May 2015
  • 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • First Congregational-Christian Church, New Gloucester, ME

Registration

  • A $3 per person registration fee will be received at the door on the day of the event.

    PLEASE PRE-REGISTER.
    There is no cost to pre-register and it helps us estimate attendance at this event.

    This meeting is open to the public.

Registration is closed


MOCA SPRING PROGRAM
New Gloucester, Cumberland County, Maine
First Congregational-Christian Church
19 Gloucester Hill Road, New Gloucester, ME
GPS: 43.962118, -70.283032

Registration is $3 per person at the door.
Lunch is $7 per person at the door.


EVERYONE IS WELCOME
  • 8:30-9:15
    Coffee & muffins provided by Congregational Church Meal Committee.
    Exhibits, Displays, Your Cemetery Project
    If you are involved with or know of a cemetery project and wish to share the information with others, please bring a display board, photos, or other related material.
  • 9:15-9:30
    Welcome/Announcements Clyde Berry, MOCA President
  • 9:30-10:15
    “The Best of Bartlett Adams” Ron Romano
    Ron has spent several years researching this early gravestone carver and cataloging his work. He will show us some of what he considers Adams' best work.
  • 10:15-10:30
    Break /View the Exhibits
  • 10:30-11:15
    MOCA Business Meeting
    All welcome to attend.
  • 11:15-12:00
    "New Gloucester: In the Cemeteries" Thomas & E. Philip Blake
    Since 1978 E. Philip has been President of the New Gloucester Cemetery Association & acting sexton since 1998; Thomas P. Blake is the curator for the New Gloucester Historical Society & the author of "Images of America-New Gloucester" (2009)
  • 12:00-1:00
    Lunch by Congregational Church Meal Committee Cost: $7.00
    (Pay at the door.) Lunch: Three hearty soups including one vegetarian, salad bar, cookies, beverages-coffee, tea, iced tea and lemonade
    LUNCH RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by Thurs., May 7, 2015; On-Line Registration and Lunch Reservations may be when you register online  or by e-mailing Debi [use subject: LUNCH]  or Phone Jessica at (207) 877-7675
  • 1:00-
    Visit to New Gloucester's Lower Cemetery (their oldest known cemetery) by Tom and Phil Blake
  • 2:00
    During cemetery tour-Door Prize Drawing
    Must be present to win!

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